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Talk Is Jericho – John 5 Comes Alive

Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 got his first big break with KD Lang, was fired from Marilyn Manson’s band, and has a massive KISS memorabilia collection you can see on Instagram @knightsinsatanservice. John 5 also wrote and recorded two albums with David Lee Roth, and shares plenty of stories about that experience along with the time he was dissed by Rob Halford as a teenager in Detroit, and what happened when he spontaneously jumped in an elevator with Gene Simmons from KISS. Plus, he’s dropping some 411 on the new…

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Alternative Press – John 5 walked away from running his show to join Rob Zombie’s circus

A look through super-guitarist John 5’s resumé looks like an overview of contemporary rock history. Before he cemented his world-class abilities recording and touring with bona fide rock stars as Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson and David Lee Roth, the artist formerly known as John Lowery crossed playing paths with everyone from Cheap Trick’s Robin Zander to k.d. lang to Madonna to members of KISS to Judas Priest’s Rob Halford, as well as writing and playing with some of your favorite bands (Halestorm, Escape The Fate, Hollywood Undead). So when he…

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Alternative Press – “Learn what you love” – John 5’s Six-String Stories

World renown guitar virtuoso and monster enthusiast, John 5, took a break from touring with The Creatures in support of their explosive shred-fest of a live record “It’s Alive!” to visit the offices of Alternative Press and…play “The Brady Bunch” theme song… In this APTV exclusive, John 5 discusses how television (the TV set, not the band…) was his first musical influence, the inexplainable feeling he gets when he hears a great riff and his contentment as both Rob Zombie’s resident axe man and leader of The Creatures.

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Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon – Rob Zombie’s John 5 & Loverboy guitarist Paul Dean

On this episode of Westwood One’s ROCK TALK WITH MITCH LAFON: Mitch welcomes Rob Zombie guitarist JOHN 5. The pair discuss his great new live album It’s Alive, progress on the new Rob Zombie album, his friendship with original KISS drummer PETER CRISS, writing with Desmond Child, his work with the SCORPIONS & Lynyrd Skynyrd, guitarist Rickey Medlocke and more. Our second interview is with guitarist PAUL DEAN from multi-platinum recording artist LOVERBOY. The band is best known for their iconic mega-hits Working For The Weekend, Lovin’ Every Minute Of…

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Iron City Rocks – Episode 364: John 5

In Episode 364 we are joined once again by guitarist John 5.  In January John 5 and the Creatures released their first live album, It’s Alive.  John talks to us about the interesting circumstances that led to this show being virtually, spontaneously recorded in Sellersville, PA last April at the Sellersville Theatre.  We talk about about the precision with which John 5 and the Creatures approach the material, some of the things that make the classic live albums classic, and more.  John 5 also announces an upcoming show at the…

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Metalsucks Podcast – #222 – John 5

John tells us about his new live record It’s Alive (out January 25th; pre-order here), how he and his bandmates challenge each other during live shows, how much improvisation happens when recording, how he names instrumental tracks, the obstacles he faced when arriving in L.A. to follow his dream, the 20th anniversary of Mechanical Animals and an update on the latest album from Rob Zombie.

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The Metal Podcast – Episode #50 – John 5

John 5 guests this week on the podcast, we talk about all things “It’s Alive” his new live record, how it was recorded on a fluke, his opportunities within the hard rock world, playing with some of the biggest names of the last two decades, how writing for his solo music differs from writing from writing for other peoples projects, how he views his fans, friends, which artists changed him as a kid by not signing an autograph, how much of a dork he is on stage, whether he plans…

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Talk Toomey – Ep. 134 John 5 Returns // Bob Nalbandian

The mighty John 5 joins the Talk Toomey podcast this week. We discuss his new solo live album “It’s Alive” and talk about how the recording came together. John talks about his days playing with David Lee Roth, the new Rob Zombie album and we talk heavily about the life of a hired gun. John also talks more about Gene and Ace playing together. Bob Nalbandian is the mastermind behind “The Rise Of LA Thrash: Part One” and is on to give all a history lesson. Bob talks about the…

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Let There Be Talk – #399: John 5 – Guitarist for Rob Zombie

On today’s episode of LET THERE BE TALK one of the greatest guitar players ever John 5 stops by and talks some Rock n Roll with me. John has played guitar for some of the best in the business including David Lee Roth,Rob Halford and Marilyn Manson. Since 2005 John has been traveling the globe and making records with  the great Rob Zombie. John is about to head out on a solo tour in February so make sure you get out of the house and see this man kill it…

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Sixx Sense – My Favorite Riff with Nikki Sixx: John 5 (Rob Zombie)

Nikki’s good friend John 5, best known for his work with Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, talks about the show “Hee Haw” inspiring him to pick up the guitar on this episode of My Favorite Riff, our video series where some of the world’s greatest guitar and bass players, along with future stars, talk about music, gear, and most importantly, riffs.

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